Found November 11, 2011 on
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Kentucky Wildcats basketball coach John Calipari had breaking news for you when you woke up, college basketball fans. Yes, a head coach of a college basketball team did some reporting and blogged about it as a "message from coach." The news was that two Kentucky basketball players were involved in a strange car crash situation at 2:30 AM Friday morning.
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Alex Poythress, the nineteenth ranked player in the 2012 class, has committed to the University of Kentucky and John Calipari today. Poythress, a 6'8", 215 pound forward out of Clarksville, Tennessee will join Archie Goodwin and Willie Cauely as fall commits for Kentucky.
This commitment will likely push the UK class into the top 5 nationally.
While freshmen Ryan Boatright's immediate future may be uncertain -- the NCAA is currently reviewing his eligibility and he's now allowed to dress or play in games in the meantime -- the other two players in his recruiting class, Andre Drummond and DeAndre Daniels, are preparing for Friday night's matchup with Columbia.
But unlike their previous basketball experiences...
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"I've got a good team...
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